Alessandro Lomi: "Strategy and Structure across Levels: Exploring the network dynamics of mergers and acquisitions in the international electricity industry, 1999-2003"
Lecture to be held on Monday December 11, 2006, 17:15.
Room E 13, Seilergraben 49, ETH Zurich.
Alessandro Lomi is a Professor of Management in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Italian Switzerland at Lugano (CH) and a member of the Institute of Advanced Study of the University of Bologna (Italy). From 2005 he is an International Research Collaborator in the Social Network Laboratory at the School of Behavioral Science, The University of Melbourne (Australia).
Between 2003 and 2006 Alessandro Lomi was Honorary Visiting Professor at City University (London). In 2002 he was NATO Senior Research Fellow at the Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico). In 2001 he was Researcher in Residence at the Santa Fe institute (New Mexico). In the past he had been an Assistant Professor at the London Business School (University of London, UK), a Visiting Professor at the Haas School of Business (University of California, Berkeley), a Visiting Scholar at the University of Melbourne (Australia), a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the London Business School (University of London, UK), a NATO Advanced Science Fellow at Syracuse University (New York), and a CNR Junior Research Fellow at the New York University (New York, NY).
His research interests include the analysis of social networks within and between organizations, computational models of organizational and economic processes, and demographic models of industry evolution. On these themes he has published three books and a number of articles in leading international journals. His recent work “Dynamics of organizations” co-edited with Erik Larsen has been published jointly by the MIT Press and the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Alessandro Lomi received his MS and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York). He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Bologna (Italy).